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Sponsors: Senators Verdin, Alexander, Anderson, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Elliott, Fair, Ford, Grooms, Hayes, Hutto, Jackson, Knotts, Land, Leatherman, Leventis, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, Matthews, McConnell, McGill, Nicholson, O'Dell, Peeler, Pinckney, Rankin, Reese, Rose, Ryberg, Scott, Setzler, Sheheen, Shoopman, Thomas and Williams
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Introduced in the Senate on February 15, 2011
Introduced in the House on February 16, 2011
Adopted by the General Assembly on February 16, 2011
Summary: National FFA Week
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/15/2011 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 6) 2/16/2011 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 11)
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TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND SOUTH CAROLINA'S FFA MEMBERS (FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA) AND ALL WHO SUPPORT, PROMOTE, AND ENCOURAGE THESE OUTSTANDING STUDENTS OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND TO JOIN THEM IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL FFA WEEK, FEBRUARY 19-26, 2011.
Whereas, the FFA, originally known as the "Future Farmers of America," is a national agricultural organization consisting of over 500,000 students enrolled in agricultural education courses in secondary schools, technical colleges, and universities throughout the nation; and
Whereas, FFA members set a positive example for their peers through leadership skills, work ethic, excellence in academics, patriotism, and community service; and
Whereas, FFA members are preparing for more than 300 exciting and rewarding career opportunities in the science, business, or technology of agriculture, which is a leading industry in the Palmetto State and the nation; and
Whereas, South Carolina FFA members are recognized for their success in and promotion of agricultural education, natural resource conservation, and healthy living at the local, state, national, and international levels. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize and commend South Carolina's FFA members (formerly known as the Future Farmers of America) and all who support, promote, and encourage these outstanding students of agricultural education and join them in observance of National FFA Week, February 19-26, 2011.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the appropriate FFA officials in South Carolina.
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